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Latest investments by NewSchools Venture Fund

NewSchools Venture Fund’s Seed Fund has been hard at work since it officially kicked off early this year. The group now counts more than 20 investments (editor’s note: EdSurge is one). The fund typically makes investments of $50K to $100K.

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Reeba Zachariah & Boby Kurian / The Times of India

Manipal to buy back 12% from 2 investors

India’s largest education services company Manipal Global will buy back 12% stake held by IDFC and Capital International for nearly $140 million, even as the Bangalore-based company wants to spin off its international university campuses into a separate company

The Economist

Not what it used to be

American universities represent declining value for money to their students

ON THE face of it, American higher education is still in rude health. In worldwide rankings more than half of the top 100 universities, and eight of the top ten, are American

Michael Staton / Techcrunch

How Dev Bootcamp Is Transforming Education To Focus On “Extreme Employability”

Six months ago, Jessie Young, 26, was working as a marketing manager at Get Satisfaction – a hip, well-known startup. She loved her job. She loved the company